Nigeria Police Set To Initiate Strategy To The Use Of Non-Lethal Weapons In Fighting Crime
Posted On 14/04/2016
The Nigeria Police Force is set to initiate a Policing strategy that will witness the transition of the Force from exclusive reliance on lethal weapons in management of threats and social disorders to the engagement of less lethal technologies/weapon system such as electro-muscular disruption technology weaponry which is commonly referred to as laser or stun guns.
The Inspector General of Police IGP Solomon E. Arase stated this on Wednesday, 6th April 2016 during the Launching of Drug Test, Mass Screening and Arrest sudden death , Tagged “IT’S RED ALERT at Police Peace Keeping Hall Force Headquarters Abuja. He also stated that the Medical assessment of persons to be recruited into the Police Force will include a psychological assessment.